Lojban and Chinese, A Word A Day
berti = north = 北bei3
berti ｜ x1 is to the north/northern side [right-hand-rule pole] of x2 according to frame of reference x3
那里 = where. 方 = direction.
djuno = know = 知zhi1, 知道dao4
Review by listening
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
pu ≈ (past) ≈ (过去guo4qu4, 了le3)
pu is used before a word to indicate past. For example:
杀 = kill. 动 = moving. 物 = object. 动物 = animal. 过 = pass by. 去 = go. 过去 = in the past. 了 is often added to sentence to mean past. 去 = go,了 = (past),商 = commerce, 店 = shop.
to'e ≈ opposite (of） ≈ 相反xiang1fan3 , 不bu4
the “to'e” can be used to indicate the opposite of something. For example:
ta to'e barda = that is opposite of big (that is small) = 那是大的相反 na4shi4 da4de3 xiang1fan3.
opposite = 相反. For example, “opposite of beautiful is ugly” = “美丽的相反是醜”.
beautiful = 美丽mei3li4 or 飘亮piao4liang4. 美丽 ~ esthetic. 飘亮 ~ good looking.
bartu = outside = 外wai4
do = you. “do zdani” = “your house”. One can also say “zdani pe do”. The “pe” is possesive, like “of” or 的.
面 mian4 =face, surface, side. 外面 = outside. 房子 = house. 在 = at.
zunle = left = 左zuo3